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50.1 MB (1.3 MB compressed)
5125 x 3417 pixels
43.4 x 29.0 cm ⏐ 17.1 x 11.4 in (300dpi)
FRANK FOX / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY FRANK FOX / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Mosquito larva. Light micrograph of the head of a mosquito (family Culicidae) larva, showing its mouth brushes (feathery, bottom centre) that are used for feeding. Mosquito larvae are aquatic and breath through spiracles located on their abdomen, or through a siphon (breathing tube) on the end of their body. Magnification: x28, when printed 10 centimetres wide.
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